cheptel

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Etymology[edit]

Alteration (based on the Latin source) of Old French chetel, an alteration (after chef ‎(important)) of chatel, from Medieval Latin or Late Latin capitāle ‎(in the sense of head of cattle), substantivization of Latin capitālis. Compare English cattle, which came ultimately from the same source via an Anglo-Norman/Old Northern French variant.

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cheptel m ‎(plural cheptels)

  1. livestock

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